Letters to the Editor

Appreciates the vision of making Lisbon what is once was

To the editor: I’m writing this letter since I grew up in the Lisbon and Columbiana area and it has come to my attention that Ms. Lewis is trying her best to bring back the life of her hometown of Lisbon. Even though I’m writing from afar, I do visit my family on occasion, which they ...

Doesn’t agree with opinions of syndicated columnist

To the editor: With reference to Jules Witcover and his latest commentary published March 25 in your Morning Journal, I wish to bring your attention my comments about his perverse writing. He mentions, “Legal but destructive hijacking of the Oval Office.” He could have continued and ...

Promoting awareness of sexual assault

To the editor: April is just around the corner. Did you know that April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, Alcoholism Awareness Month, Autism Awareness Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month? As a domestic violence services provider, the Christina House has a vested interest in promoting ...

Girl Scout Cookies drive again was a success

To the editor: Girl Scouts of North East Ohio would like to thank all of those who purchased Girl Scout Cookies this year, as well as our retail partners who hosted cookie booths outside their storefronts. It’s amazing what a huge impact a box of Girl Scout Cookies can have. Columbiana ...

Against the CRA

Editor: The new Community Reinvestment Act approved by the city of Columbiana raises several significant issues. The first involves the city’s ability and intent to provide millions of dollars in tax abatements. For example, people building a new house in Firestone Farms or Old Saybrook ...

The right stuff

Editor: Today our economy is humming along at a rate which Obama and his fellow party members told us would never occur. We were destined to be a service economy a la flipping burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s or Burger King. A stagnant employment rate, a sluggish economy, threats from ...

Always mobile

Editor: On behalf of the Board of Mobile Meals of Salem, we would like to extend our appreciation to the outstanding staff of the Salem Regional Medical Center which prepares our meals for delivery and the volunteers who braved minus zero degree weather to keep our delivery history ...

Choose America

Editor: An intensifying storm looms. At its epicenter is our American culture and biblical values. The Republican establishment, Democrat Socialists, anarchists and ideological religious militants are advancing the storm front. They don’t rally as one, yet demonstrate some very striking ...

I’m no victim

Editor: I am am writing in an effort to correct inaccuracies stated in the submission from Karen Seidner of Lisbon titled “Law Should Bite Back at Someone” regarding an incident that happened in August at the Columbiana County Dog Pound. I am the volunteer who was bitten. I applaud and ...

Prayers for us all

Editor: With whom does one associate when contemplating communal prayers? Among others, it’s the needy, the destitute, world leaders, and not least of all, the politician. Go to church or the synagogue and you’ll most assuredly hear the minister, priest or rabbi praying on their behalf, ...